The ISAAC Newton Telescope

  title={The ISAAC Newton Telescope},
  author={F. Smith and J. Dudley},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  pages={1 - 18}
The Isaac Newton Telescope (INT) was in operation at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux, from 1967 to 1979, when it was dismantled and refurbished for operation at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on La Palma, Canary Islands. The first conception, in 1946, expressed the determination of British astronomers to retain a leading position in observational astronomy, a position which they had progressively lost over the previous half century. There was enthusiastic support for the… Expand
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Post-War Astronomy
DR. R. O. REDMAN has put forward a number of interestics predictic as about the future of astronomy (Observatory, 66, 828 ; October 1945). It is suggested that astronomy will have a hard struggle toExpand
The Isaac Newton Telescope
The largest telescope in Britain has been inaugurated in the past week.
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